Helen Louise (Tyberendt) Gaines, 76, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019. She enjoyed traveling the world, spending time out in her garden, and also playing crossword puzzles and games.
She was born on November 26, 1942, in Arnold, Missouri, to the late Wilfred and Mary (Brady) Tyberendt. Helen was also preceded in death by her step-father, Earl Taylor.
Helen is survived by her devoted husband, Robert "Bob" Raley; children, Julie Rodriguez (Mike), Bridget Gaines, John Gaines (Donna), and Robert Gaines; sisters, Ann Hall (Richard) and Elinor Malloy (John); stepdaughters, Melanie Leachman, Lorene Lundergan, Fonda Wingfield, and Jennifer Jo Williams; eleven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) with her funeral service taking place at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will follow according to Helen's wishes.
Contributions in her memory be made to Disabled American Veterans (www.dav.org).
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